Private Sigiriya Day Tour with Friendly Chauffeur + Vehicle


About this activity

  • Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
  • Duration:07:30 HH:MM
  • Activities
    • Cultural Walking Tours
    • Safari Tours
  • Travel StyleBudget
  • Guiding Type: Partially Guided
  • Guide Language
    • English
    • Tamil
  • Tour Vibe Active
  • Recommended For
    • Couple
    • Family/Kids
    • Solo
    • Women
    • Youth
  • Destination Country: Asia, Sri Lanka,
    • Nalanda Gedige
    • Dambulla Royal Cave Temple and Golden Temple
    • Sigiriya Rock Foreigners\' Entrance
    • Village Foods
    • Matale herbal & Spice Garden
    • Minneriya National Park
  • Pickup

    Hotels Near Colombo & Kandy

    From: To:
    5:00 AM 8:00 PM
  • Drop-off

    Hotels near Colombo & Kandy

    From: To:
    8:00 PM 10:00 PM
  • Age Range 6 - 60 (Years Old)
Tour Highlights

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour this ancient rock fortress, sometimes referred to as the “eighth wonder of the world.” Sigiriya is renowned for its amazing frescoes and a polished rock face that reflects like a mirror.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka???????The Rock Temple of Dambulla (Dambulla Cave Temple) in the principal Pali Chronicle of Sri Lanka, is situated about forty seven miles north west of Kandy, the last capital of the Sinhalese kings, on the main road to Anuradhupura. It is home to the Worlds most acclaimed Cave complex of magnificent Buddha Images and Rock Paintings of vivid colours and shapes constructed and painted from around 2nd Century BC (Anuradhapura era ) and continued up to the Kandyan era of the 18th Century. Sinhalese people call it as ' Dambulu Gala' ( Dambulla Rock) and the Temple is called as the ' Rangiri Dambulu Viharaya' (Golden Rock Dambulla Temple).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sigiriya Craft Village, Kimbissa, Sigiriya Sri LankaJoin this 3 hour tour for lifetime opportunity to be emerged in the nature and culture of real Sri Lanka Village. Your Guide cum driver will pick up from centrally located Habarana / Sigiriya / Dambulla drive by a Safari jeep to hiriwadunna village, a beautiful rural area in Habarana city. Tour start with a Bullock cart ride near to the village pond & at there you will experience a boat ride to the next side of the rural village. After short walk within the paddy fields & vegetable cultivation you can reach village house. At the village house you can relax & taste a delicious Sri Lankan Lunch. Then take a Tuk Tuk ride to tour start location.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Matale Herbal and Spice Garden, No 25 Koholangwela Madawala Ulpatha, Matale 21000 Sri LankaWell known as the best place to grow Sri Lankan spices. This will be a guided tour to see all the spices / plants available here. They will explain about each species. Will be a good opportunity for you to get insight of this industry. This is an optional visit and you can avoid if you do not like to do.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple, Matale, Aluvihara Aluvihara Junction, Matale Rd, Matale 21000 Sri LankaSurrounded by hills, the famous Aluvihara cave temple 30 km south of Kandy on the Matale-Dambulla road is of great historic importance. The history of Aluvihara is traced back to the 3rd Century B.C in the reign of King Devanampiyatissa. It is believed that the King built the dagoba and planted the Bo sapling. Ven. Dr. Inamaluwe Nandarathana Thera, the trustee of the Viharaya said that this June 1, 2012 Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya had inspected the tree and shifted a root to grow in another direction, avoiding a section of a rock. The Ven. Thera says that it started to grow thereafter and is fairly tall now. There is a belief that the rock caves are the result of a massive landslide in the hill country. At present there are 13 rock caves. The Ven. Dr. Inamaluwe Nandarathana Thera had cleared three caves that were overgrown with shrubs and buried under soil just three years ago. He remembered seeing these buried rocks as a young child when he came to the temple premises.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Nalanda Gedige, Matale 21152 Sri LankaNalanda Gedige is an ancient and mysterious edifice near Matale that has confounded researchers with its strange mix of Hindu and Buddhist architecture. Believed to be at least a thousand years old the structure; the structure was rediscovered in 1893 by the Archaeological Commissioner of Sri Lanka at the time, H. C. P. Bell.According to what historians and archaeologists have discovered about Nalanda Gedige; the structure was created between the 8th and 10th century AD. This was a turbulent period for olden day Ceylon, with South Indian kings establishing themselves in the wake of the declining Sinhalese monarchy. Some historians conjecture that Nalanda Gedige was a bold attempt at a fusion of Tamil and Sinhalese cultures; while others say the structure started out as a Hindu Temple constructed in the Pallava style, which was later used by Buddhists. Either way, at an unknown point in time, Nalanda Gedige was abandoned and forgotten; its mystery.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri LankaDuration: 3 hours One of the main national parks in Sri Lanka. Located close to the Sigiriya rock fortress. An ideal place to see hundreds of Elephants in their natural behavior. Get a thrilling look at the elephants of Minneriya National Park during this 3-hour private Jeep safari. Travel to a wilderness refuge known for hosting one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants on earth (each June through September), observing these giant creatures as they drink, feed, and congregate. The chance to observe numerous species of birds, amphibians, and fish is an added bonus. Duration: 3 hours

Tour Introduction

This private tour makes it easy: with a personal driver-guide to explain the sights and scenery, and comfortable private minivan /Car transport. Explore Dambulla’s icon-filled caves, view Sigiriya rocktop ruins, and enjoy a 4x4 safari to see Minneriya’s elephants or a local village tour. Sigiriya, Dambulla, and Minneriya National Park private day trip from Kandy or Colombo Travel to all three sites with ease, with a driver-guide for extra insight Experience Sigiriya, Dambulla, and an elephant-spotting safari at Minneriya Return hotel transfers included, plus option to swap safari for village tour.


  • All taxes and fees for the vehicle and chauffeur
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Assistance of Chauffeur
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private Air-conditioned vehicle


    • Optional activity cost , Guide Service Fee Tips & Gratuities Any Private Expenses
    • Entrance fees for Sigirya, Minneriya National Park, Dambulla Cave Temple
    • Cost for the off-road Jeep for the safari
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Aluvihara Rock Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Nalanda Gedige

Covid Safety

What you can expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers


Tour Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 60 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 100 % of the tour amount

b) Cancellation by Client (You) You may cancel your booking by notifying the Tour Consultant. Cancellation fees, if any, will be determined with reference to the date on which notice of cancellation is received by the Tour Consultant and are expressed as a percentage of the total price paid for the cancelled Tour. a) If Cancellation received 60 days or more before arrival in relevant booking: the 100% of the payments made to the Tour Consultant in respect of the cancelled tour will be refunded. b) If Cancellation received between 30-59 days before arrival in relevant booking: an amount equal to 95% of payments made to the Tour Consultant in respect of the cancelled Tour will be refunded. c) Cancellation less than 30 days before arrival in relevant booking: an amount equal to 90 the payments made to the Tour Consultant in respect of the cancelled Tour will be refunded. d) If Cancellation received 07 days or less before arrival in relevant bookings are non – refundable. e) Other cancellation refunds are determined on a case-by-case basis, whether provided directly or indirectly by us. We do not normally refund for early checkouts or no-shows.

Tour Date Change Policy

Tour Date can be changed 10 day(s) prior departure


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